Tapping the First Heat Greeting Card

5"

7"

 

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Background Color

 

White

 

Black

Quantities

Single Card

$4.95 / Card

Pack of 10 Cards

$2.75 / Card

Pack of 25 Cards

$2.00 / Card

$4.95

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About Greeting Cards
 

Our greeting cards are 5" x 7" in size and are produced on digital offset printers using 110 lb. paper stock.

 

Each card is coated with a UV protectant on the outside surface which produces a semi-gloss finish.

 

The inside of each card has a matte white finish and can be customized with a text message up to 500 characters in length.

 

The artist's name and the name of the image is printed on the back of each card along with the Fine Art America logo.

 

Cards can be ordered in a horizontal or vertical configuration.

 

Cards can be ordered with a white background or black background.

 

All greeting cards ship within one business day of the order date!

 

Each card comes with a white envelope for mailing and gift giving.

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Inside Message

Type a message, above, and you'll see what it looks like on the inside of the card, below.

Inside View

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About the Image

Tapping the First Heat by Martha Ressler

This is a dramatic moment in casting. The arc furnace has heated the steel to almost 3000 degrees, and the batch has passed the metallurgic tests. The crane man lowers the ladle into a big pit in front of the furnace, and the whole furnace is tipped to pour the white hot metal into the ladle. The Melter is directing the crane man from his booth, as the ladle man and assistant wait for their duties when the ladle is raised. I like how the supervisor planted himself with arms crossed, watching the whole scene with pride.

About the Artist - Martha Ressler

Martha Ressler

My art reflects my interest in Western Pennsylvania and its neighborhoods, land and industry, both past and present. The portfolio represented in my 2011 solo show When the Sky Rained Fire consists of contemporary art quilts inspired by the paintings by artists in the heyday of steelmaking in Western PA. As time pushes the smoke-filled sky into distant memory, some nostalgia has crept into our collective consciousness. The fiber pieces including antique lace representing smoke thus speak of current perceptions as well as bring to mind the past. My current portfolio, Fabric, Found Objects and 10,000 Steps a Day, reflects my habit of walking 10,000 steps a day and taking note of my surroundings. I take photos of the fleeting gems of...

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All greeting cards ship from our production facility within two business days of your order.